Moto Maxx has a 5.2″ Super AMOLED QHD display with an impressive pixel density of 565ppi. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset, with a 2.7GHz quad-core Krait 450 processor, 3GB of RAM and either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage. The Moto Maxx shooter comes in at 21MP, with an F/2.0 aperture and 4K video recording. It’s backed by a large 3900mAh battery.

Motorola is pushing out the Android 5.0.2 update for the Moto Maxx. The update can be installed manually instead of waiting for the OTA. Follow the guide given below.


Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. The writer cannot be held responsible for any bricked or unusable devices. Even though the chances of your device getting bricked are negligible, the owner of the device must take full responsibility of it!

Pre-requisites and Backing up your Moto Maxx:


Steps to install Android 5.0.2 on Moto Maxx:

  1. Download the Brazilian firmware file on the computer and extract it to the folder where ADB and Fastboot are present.
  2. Open the command prompt in the folder. Type the following command and press enter
    adb reboot bootloader
  3. Install stock recovery and kernel using the following commands
    fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
    fastboot flash boot boot.img
  4. Install the system files using the following commands.
    fastboot .exe flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0 
    fastboot .exe flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1
    fastboot .exe flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2
    fastboot .exe flash system system.img_sparsechunk.3
    fastboot .exe flash system system.img_sparsechunk.4
  5. KitKat firmware will be installed at this point of time.
  6. Now download the Android 5.0.2 file and extract it in the same folder.
  7. Now reboot your phone into the stock recovery.
  8. Select the option “Install zip from ADB”.
  9. Open command prompt in the folder where ADB and Android 5.0.2 files are present. Type the following command and press enter.
    adb sideload
  10. Wait for the process to be over and then reboot the device. Done!

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